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  • Reflections on Annual Camp

    Reflections on Annual Camp

    24 August 2017

    In all honesty, it wasn't the training that made my annual camp, it was doing it all alongside my best friends. If ever something made me feel down they were right beside me and we pushed through as a team. This...

  • Cadet Promoted whilst Abseiling off 80-foot Bridge

    Cadet Promoted whilst Abseiling off 80-foot Bridge

    28 July 2017

    For many cadets, receiving a promotion is a special highlight of their time with the Army Cadet Force. The proud moment usually occurs at the home detachment or maybe away on camp but for one new...

  • Taking the Rap - Living with Autism

    Taking the Rap - Living with Autism

    24 July 2017

    By Cadet Cpl Owen Jones, Abbey Detachment At an early age, I was diagnosed with high-functioning autism, which is a social and communicative learning difficulty affecting 1 in 100 people in the UK. This single-handedly...

  • Ben’s Haul of Skills and Qualifications

    Ben’s Haul of Skills and Qualifications

    19 July 2017

    Earlier this month, Ben Ford, a former Cadet Staff Sergeant at Holbeach detachment, travelled to Edinburgh to collect his Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – a fitting occasion that coincided with the end of his...

  • Becky welcomes Army Cadet opportunities

    Becky welcomes Army Cadet opportunities

    26 June 2017

    A great thing about the Army Cadet Force (ACF) is the extra qualifications you can pick up as you progress and the skills you learn can really help you stand out from the competition, whether you are applying for college...

  • Golden success for our athletes

    Golden success for our athletes

    12 June 2017

    At the Army Cadet National Athletics Finals, hosted at Grantham’s Meres Stadium, four cadets from Lincolnshire have achieved something rather special – winning the girls’ 4 x 100m relay for the third...

  • Caistor Cadets Capture Wartime Memories

    Caistor Cadets Capture Wartime Memories

    18 May 2017

    Last autumn, cadets from Caistor detachment accepted an invitation to participate in the Lincolnshire Memories and Memorials Project. Their work was to focus on oral history and was made possible thanks to funding from...

  • VE Day International Tattoo

    VE Day International Tattoo

    8 May 2017

    On May 6th, the combined Band of Lincolnshire ACF and Derbyshire ACF participated in the 2017 VE Day International Tattoo in Roeselare, Belgium. This very popular event, now in its fifteenth year, is hosted by KH The...

  • High Sheriff of Lincolnshire’s Award for Band Member

    High Sheriff of Lincolnshire’s Award for Band Member

    23 April 2017

    At a special ceremony in Lincoln Castle earlier this month, Sergeant Major Instructor (SMI) Ken Bisney of Lincolnshire ACF Band received the High Sheriff's Award. The Award, in the form of a framed citation and a...

  • Cadets excel at Basic Camp

    Cadets excel at Basic Camp

    15 April 2017

    91 cadets spent four days of their Easter break at Beckingham Camp to complete their basic training. Cadets are split into groups, known as cadres. As a unit, they really get to know each other and it's not long...

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